The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from October 2016

  • Capitol Theatre

    Capitol Theatre is one place where nearly every Salt Lake citizen has been. Ask what memories they have of this turn-of-the-century theatre that’s been a prize beauty of the city for generations, and any Salt Laker will pause and smile fondly. Maybe they attended the The Nutcracker as a breathless

  • Abravanel Hall

    Starting with the arrival of the earliest pioneer settlers, who entertained themselves through dark desert nights with song and dance, Utah’s history has been steeped in music. So it comes as little surprise that a recent study by the National Endowment for the Arts revealed Utahns attend more

  • The Best of City Creek

    Shopping is a favorite Salt Lake pastime, from the various boutiques across the valley to downtown’s state-of-the-art City Creek Shopping Center. The latter is a 23-acre open-air mall than spans across charming Main Street. City Creek opened in 2012, and it was the catalyst for the rapid

  • Salt Lake's Best Bakeries

    There’s no shortage of spots to get your pastry fix in Salt Lake, whether you want to start the day off right with a morning bun and shot of espresso, cap off your evening with some millefeuille and pinot noir, or just grab a fresh baguette on your way to a Red Butte concert. Here are some of our

  • Google Fiber Comes to Salt Lake

    With the reception of Google Fiber, Salt Lake has firmly established itself as a technology standout in the West. Between our Silicon Slopes moniker, our Utah Unicorn companies (tech startups worth at least $1-billion on paper), and the thriving industry up and down the Wasatch Front, Salt Lake is

  • Bar-Hopping Guide to Salt Lake

    Yes, as a matter of fact, there are bars in Salt Lake. Many of them are indeed top shelf! Despite what you may think about an alleged lack of alcohol in the Beehive State of Utah, the great Salt Lake is actually teeming with craft breweries, high-end cocktail lounges and fun dive bars at which to

  • Salt Lake's Eccles Theater Puts Performing Arts Over the Top

    Something beautiful has taken shape in downtown Salt Lake: a stunning glass-walled theater elegantly rising six floors above a bustling Main Street intersection. But it didn’t arise from nothing: its creation was driven by the exceptional interest Utah locals take in the performing arts. A recent